• MAR 28
    Solo Exhibition
    Architecture and Art: If you build it, will they come?


    • Solo Exhibition
    • Contemporary

    Dates and Opening hours

    MAR 28, 2013

    18.30 – 20.45

    Event Location

    Tate Modern

    United Kingdom


    New cultural projects in Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong and St Petersburg ,Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium.

    An evening presenting three of the world’s future grand urban cultural projects, to critically explore the use of architecture and art as an urban strategy. Through discussion of the forthcoming Louvre Abu Dhabi (Saadiyat Island, UAE), West Kowloon Cultural District (Hong Kong, China) and New Holland Island (St. Petersburg, Russia), the event will preview and dissect the design, ambition and significance of these forthcoming cultural destinations. Featuring the projects’ respective architects – Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Foster + Partners and WORKac – alongside critics and clients, including Aric Chen, curator of architecture and design at Hong Kong’s future M+ museum, and Marina Barber, Iris Foundation. The event will be chaired by Edwin Heathcoate, architecture critic of the Financial Times.

    Curated by The Architecture Foundation

    Supported by the Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts.

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